Research Data: Animals
This series documents care and use of animals for research purposes. This series may include, but is not limited to: notes on animal behavior, physical examinations, observed abnormalities, diagnostic test results, research interventions, treatments prescribed and administered, surgical procedures performed, and necropsy.
Retain 3 years after end of activity.
9 CFR 2.35; Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 700-12-.04
Transfer appropriate records to a research data repository. Confidential destruction is required for remaining records. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.
Last Updated: September 16, 2016